Nicolae Morar

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The nature and role of the patient in biomedicine comprise issues central to bioethical inquiry. Given its developmental history grounded firmly in a backlash against 20th-century cases of egregious human subjects abuse, contemporary medical bioethics has come to rely on a fundamental assumption: the unit of care (and the unit of value) is the autonomous(More)
Perinatal mortality rates are an important indicator of the overall obstetric and neonatal services available, and the socio-economic status of the community. These rates are also used to identify shortcomings in services provided. The aim of this study was to identify clinical causative factors of perinatal deaths (supported by post mortem evidence where(More)
The past four decades of political and social theory have been witness to an explosion of neologisms offered as part of efforts at restructuring the conceptual domain of contemporary critical inquiry. Conceptual vocabulary that was practically unthinkable only a few decades ago is now practically obligatory for anyone hoping to understand the contemporary(More)
In a near-future world of bionics and biotechnology, the main ethical and political issue will be the definition of who we are. Could biomedical enhancements transform us to such an extent that we would be other than human? Habermas argues that any genetic enhancement intervention that could potentially alter 'human nature' should be morally prohibited(More)
This article takes the following two assumptions for granted: first, that gifts influence physicians and, second, that the influences gifts have on physicians may be harmful for patients. These assumptions are common in the applied ethics literature, and they prompt an obvious practical question, namely, what is the best way to mitigate the negative(More)
  • Daniel Kelly, Nicolae Morar
  • The American journal of bioethics : AJOB
  • 2016
ISSN: 1526-5161 (Print) 1536-0075 (Online) Journal homepage: Nudging and the Ecological and Social Roots of Human Agency Daniel Kelly & Nicolae Morar To cite this article: Daniel Kelly & Nicolae Morar (2016) Nudging and the Ecological and Social Roots of Human Agency, The American Journal of Bioethics, 16:11, 15-17,(More)
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